Businesses Told to Prepare for Potential Russian Cyberattacks

As soldiers and civilians battle in the streets of Ukraine, Canadian businesses and organizations are being warned to prepare for an increased threat of Russian cyberattacks and malicious software.

The warning comes from the Communications Security Establishment, a federal government agency responsible for providing the Government of Canada with information technology security and foreign signals intelligence.

Cybersecurity: From “Fine” to Fort Knox

Executives frequently think they are “fine” when it comes to cybersecurity. That typically means they have some security measures in place they feel comfortable with, but those are rarely enough for the threats coming our way tomorrow.

Having a firewall, anti-virus and multi-factor authentication is a good start.

How to Protect Your Business From Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are becoming a regular part of the news cycle. Businesses around the world, as well as federal departments in the U.S., and many other organizations, are being hit with ransomware totalling millions of dollars.

Recognizing this troubling trend, we recently hosted a Cybersecurity 101 webinar to discuss the top cybersecurity risks facing businesses today.